The Judgement of Paris (Detail)

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Mark Cartwright
published on 22 October 2013
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A detail from a fragmentary marble relief depicting the Judgement of Paris, one of the preliminaries in the Trojan War story. Paris wears his typical oriental cap and on the left is his companion, the shepherdess Oenone, who holds a syrinx (panpipes). Early 2nd century CE. (Palazzo Altemps, Rome)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, October 22). The Judgement of Paris (Detail). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Judgement of Paris (Detail)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 22, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "The Judgement of Paris (Detail)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 22 Oct 2013. Web. 27 Nov 2020.

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